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At 112, Masazo Nonaka is world’s oldest man: Here’s the secret to his long life

Masazo Nonaka of Japan (R), aged 112, receives a certificate for the Guinness World Records’ oldest male person living title from Erika Ogawa (L), vice president of Guinness World Records Japan, in Ashoro, Hokkaido prefecture on April 10, 2018. Nonaka was born on July 25, 1905. (JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images)

By: Keerthi Mohan

Japan’s Masazo Nonaka was on Tuesday (10) earned the distinction of being the world’s oldest man. Nonaka is 112 years old. The Guinness World Records presented him with a certificate in a ceremony held at his home in Ashoro, in Japan’s northern main island of Hokkaido. The supercentenarian lives with his family, which manages a hot springs inn, and celebrated the event on Tuesday by digging into a big cake.  Nonako is fond of sweets, especially cakes. “He needs a wheelchair to move but he is in good condition,” Yuko Nonaka, his granddaughter, told AFP. “He loves eating any kinds…

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